Analyst Ratings for Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (IBKR)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, IBKR received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 1 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for IBKR. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying potential capital gains of 5.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, implying a possible loss of -17.46 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.47 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 2.53 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.5 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of IBKR to grow at a rate of 35.23 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of IBKR is 1.12.

In the last 52-weeks, IBKR has achieved a high of 40.10 and a low of 31.97. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 25.05 percent, and below the high by 0.3 percent. IBKR has a P/E ratio of 39.31. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The IBKR value stock report compares IBKR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $16.07 billion. IBKR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.